'Falling Skies' recap: Ben Mason, Push-up Champion

We're now halfway through the first season ofFalling Skies, and what tonight's episode makes abundantly clear is that the show has finally found its footing. Yes, there are still some nagging problems: the series' quieter moments lack the emotional pull they're going for. But, I'm guessing most fans found this week's hour one of the more satisfying, especially with the final minute's long-awaited reveal!

After last week's dramatic rescue of the harnessed kids, things at the school have calmed a bit, but not for long. Anne takes a look at Eli, who's medically known as a "faker," and finds nothing wrong with him. It turns out that whole check-up was a front: Eli's parents plan on stealing all of the colony's medicine and striking out on their own. Anne puts up a fight, but ends up with a busted lip and no more meds. Tom and Weaver don't take kindly to this and head out with Mike to retrieve the stolen goods. Luckily, a member from the Seventh Mass, Clayton, gets to the rogue family first, takes back the meds and sends them packing. Read More...



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